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Pink Turtlehead


Virtues: We love Pink Turtlehead for its bearded pink to deep rose flowers that bloom from late summer through mid-fall. Its glossy, saw-toothed edged leaves add character.

Common name: Pink Turtlehead

Botanical name: Chelone lyonii

Flowers: Pink, rosy pink

Foliage: Herbacious

Habit: Erect; grows to 1 to 3 feet tall

Origin: Native U.S. wildflower

Cultivation: Partial to full shade. Moist, acidic soil. USDA Zones 3–8.

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